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Lake Wangary and the Marble Range
Title : Lake Wangary and the Marble Range Lake Wangary and the Marble Range
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Creator : Angas, George French, 1822-1886, artist
Source : South Australia illustrated, plate 20
Place Of Creation : London
Publisher : Thomas M'Lean
Date of creation : ca. 1846
Additional Creator : Giles, J.W.
Format : Book
Dimensions : 246 x 339 mm
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

Plate title: Waungerri Lake, westward of Port Lincoln.

Part of the text accompanying the illustration reads 'About thirty miles to the North and West of Port Lincoln, there is a rich and beautiful country, as yet but little known, having several fine lakes of water, and luxuriant pasture-land scattered with park-like trees; beyond these lakes rise two distinct ranges of lofty and abrupt hills'.

The Register of 13 June 1904, page 8a describes the Lake: Its waters are fresh and are well stocked with a species of mullet [but] the fish are fastidious in their tastes and no bait has yet been found sufficiently attractive to make them take the hook....

Mt Dutton and the nearby hills are inselbergs. These are monolithic rock outcrops or mountains. 

Waungerri was the spelling used by Angas for Wangary.

Period : 1836-1851
Region : Eyre Peninsula and Far West Coast
Further reading :
Natural history of Eyre Peninsula : editors, C.R. Twidale, M.J. Tyler and M. Davies [Adelaide]: Royal Society of South Australia, 1985
Casanova, Jack Fading footprints: pioneers, runs & settlement of the lower Eyre Peninsula Port Lincoln, S. Aust.: J. Casanova, 1992
Twidale, C. R. Ucontitchie Hill by C.R. Twidale, E.M. Campbell, M.R. Foale Adelaide: R. and M. Schmucker, 1985
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